Resolve QuickBooks Payroll Error PSXXX (Update Payroll Tax Table Error)

Last Updated on February 1, 2021 by Editorial Team

QuickBooks Payroll enables the users to create unlimited paychecks, automatic calculation of the Payroll taxes and data transfer from the previous service provider, and many other things. But many times users face PSXXX error when you try to update the Payroll tax table. In PSXXX, users can face error codes like PS077, PS058, PS034, PS033, PS036, and PS035. 

What are the Causes and Solutions of QuickBooks Error PSXXX Code

The causes by which this error occurs and the solution to solve this error are discussed below:

Causes Of QB Error PSXXX

Issues can be caused because of the following errors:

  • May the QuickBooks company file get damaged.
  • A tax table file may be invalid or damaged in the Payroll folder.
  • Even the billing information can be outdated or can be wrong.
  • QuickBooks software may not be registered properly by you.

Solutions of QuickBooks Payroll Update Error PSXXX Code

There are various methods by which error PSXXX can be solved easily are discussed below one by one. But before proceeding further you have to do one thing that you have to make sure that your antivirus program is temporarily disabled. If not then first disable it temporarily and then later again try to download the latest Payroll updates before you proceed to the solutions of the error.  

Method 1- Verify your Service Information

Here, firstly you have to check whether the information which is provided by you is correct.

  • First, you have to restart your computer and then you have to re-open the QuickBooks Desktop.
  • In this step, you have to be sure that your account information should be up to date and should be correct. If it is not then you have to update it.
  • At last, you have to download all the latest Payroll tax table updates.

Method 2- Register and Update your QuickBooks Desktop

It is important to have the latest security and software enhancements. Here, are the steps on how to check if your software is registered.

  • First, you have to start your QuickBooks Desktop.
  • In this step, you have to press the F2 key on your keyboard to open or to go to the product information window.
  • Now in addition to the license number, you have to check that it is active. But if it does not show activated then you have to register your QuickBooks Desktop.
  • After this step, when you have registered your QuickBooks Desktop, you have to update QuickBooks Desktop to the latest version.
  • At last, you have to download all the updates of the latest Payroll tax table.

Method 3- Repair your QuickBooks Desktop

You have to run a QuickBooks repair to check if its folder or files need any fixing. When you will repair QuickBooks Desktop, then you need to download the latest Payroll tax table updates.

Steps to Run the Repair Tool
  • First, you have to go back to your company file.
  • In this step, you have to restart your company and then you have to check that there is no program that will affect the repair.
  • After this, you have to open the window start menu and then you have to click on the control panel. Remember that if you are using Windows 8 or 8.1 then you have to search for the control panel in the window start menu.
  • Now you have to click on the programs and features and then click on uninstall for uninstalling the program. But if you will not able to see the programs and features then you have to click on programs instead and then click on programs and features.
  • Then you have to click on QuickBooks from the list of programs and then you have to uninstall or change.
  • After this, you have to click on continue or click on next.
  • Now, you have to click on repair and then click on next. But one thing you have to keep one thing in mind that the repair should start right away but it will take a time to finish. Then you can leave it running and then have to come back once it will be done.
  • In this step, when you have done, now you have to click on finish.
  • Lastly, you need to update your QuickBooks to the latest version. Then you have to verify that you should have the most recent files and security updates.

Method 4- Verify the Duplicate Copy of QuickBooks

You have to be sure that there should be only one installation of the QuickBooks Desktop version on your computer. It will not be an issue if you are having multiple QuickBooks products as QuickBooks Desktop, QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier, or QuickBooks Enterprise on your computer until you are having only one version installed.

  • First, you have to press Windows key + R on your keyboard so that you are able to open the run window.
  • In this step, you have to enter the control panel and then you have to click on ok.
  • Now, you have to click on uninstall a program.
  • At last, you have to check that every version of each year is installed once on your computer.

But if you notice that there are multiple installations of the same QuickBooks Desktop version, then you need to uninstall the rest installation. You have to right-click on the program which you have to uninstall or change. Then you have to go to the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstall and at last you can download the latest update of the Payroll tax table.

Method 5- Change the User account control settings

Firstly, you have to turn off your user account control or UAC for a temporary time. Then you have to download all the updates of the latest Payroll tax table. But if you are no longer getting any error which means that your current security setting is very high for the QuickBooks for downloading Payroll updates, so you need to consider it lower.

Steps to Change UAC settings in Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10
  • First, you have to press Windows key + R on your keyboard so that you are able to open the run window.
  • In this step, you have to choose the control panel and then you have to click on ok.
  • Now, you have to click on the user account and then you have to click on the user accounts for the classic view.
  • After this, you have to click on the change user account control settings. But you have to see that you are indicated by the UAC and then you have to click on yes for continuing.
  • Then you have to move the slider as:
    • You have to set to never notify and then you have to select ok for turning UAC off.
    • Then you have to set to always notify and then select ok for turning UAC on. But you have to see that you are indicated by the UAC and then you have to click on yes for continuing.
  • At last, you just need to restart the computer.

Method 6- Verify for the data damage

You need to resort and also you have to use the verify and then rebuild utility to fix the data that will possibly be damaged. Then you have to follow all the guidelines of how to resort list and use the verify and rebuilt utility. Then you have to download the latest Payroll tax table update again.

Method 7- Rename the CPS Folder

Here you have to rename the CPS folder by using the steps below:

  • First, you have to press the Windows key + E on your keyboard for opening the file explorer.
  • Then you have to click on this PC from the left side menu.
  • Now you have to go to the local disk.
  • In this step, open the program file and the Intuit folder. 

But you have to open the program files folder if you are not able to see the program files (x86).

  • After this, you have to open your QuickBooks Desktop folder that will match the version which you are using.
  • Now, you have to open the components and then you have to see the Payroll folder.
  • Then you have to right-click on the CPS folder and then you have to click on rename. Now, you have to enter CP SOLD and then you have to press the enter key from your keyboard to successfully rename it.
  • In this step, you have to create a new CPS folder to open the QuickBooks Desktop.
  • At last, you have to download the latest Payroll tax table updates.

Method 8- Run the reboot.bat File

As QuickBooks Desktop processes sometimes get stuck and then you need to restart it. Now you have to run the reboot.bat tool for giving it a fresh start. Then you have to reopen the QuickBooks Desktop and then you have to try to download the latest Payroll tax table updates again.

Method 9- Perform a Clean Install in Selective Startup

It is compulsory to do a clean install in the selective startup as this mode enables you to start Windows which will only select items running on your computer.

  • First, you have to press Windows + R from your keyboard for opening the run command.
  • In this step, you have to type MSConfig and then click on ok.
  • Now, you have to go to the general tab and then you have to click on the selective start-up and the local system services.
  • After this, you have to go to the services tab and then you have to click on the hide all the Microsoft services.
  • And at last, you have to click on the disable all.

Last Words

This article will help you in fixing the QuickBooks update error PSXXX codes as here you can see different methods to resolve this issue in QuickBooks. But if in case you face any issue or facing any problem then you can contact QuickBooks ProAdvisor and can get the instant and best solutions to your problem.

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